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2019 Guide to the Best Berlin Christmas Markets

Ultimate Guide to the Berlin Christmas Markets – 2019 Berlin is a city of interest all over the world. The enticing history and the two integrated cultures make it a city worth visiting at least once. No matter who you are, you can find great things to do around town. However, during the magical holiday …

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 30 Year Anniversary

The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 30 Year Anniversary There are certain events that will always stay engrained in your memory as vividly as if they had happened yesterday. Kennedy’s assassination, 9-11, or the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989 – 30 years ago.  I grew up in Germany and was …

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Shopping in Berlin – A Local’s Guide

Shopping in Berlin: A Local’s Guide Style-wise, Berliners pride themselves on their idiosyncratic sense of liberality and urban cool. Fluid, individual and no-nonsense, a common Berlin ‘uniform’ is notorious for its embrace of anything black, shapeless and street-chic. However, you’d be foolish to think the city’s shopping options end there. Broad-minded and tolerant, there is …

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Berlin off the Beaten Path – Not so Touristy Things to Do in Berlin

Berlin off the Beaten Path: The not so touristy things to do in Berlin In so many ways, there are really two Berlins: the Berlin you see, and the Berlin you don’t. The Berlin you see isn’t hard to navigate – WWII- and Wall-time relics litter the cobbled strands and half-completed boulevards of the central …

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Berlin Street Art – Funky & Historic

Berlin Street Art – A Stroll Through Berlin’s Gritty Street Art Scene Once described by the late David Bowie as the greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine͟, Berlin is truly a melting pot of artistic, cultural and spiritual transformation. Having lived in Berlin for three years now, I can safely say that this still …

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The Most Romantic Valentines Day Destinations in Europe

The Most Romantic Valentines Day Destinations in Europe A trip for Valentines Day? What a way to make some everlasting memories with the man or woman on your side. Here are some ideas for the most romantic Valentines Day destinations in Europe: The Most Romantic City in Europe: Paris by  Honeymoon Always You can’t go without …

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Beautiful Bergmannkiez: A Glimpse into Pre-war Berlin

Have you ever heard of Bergmannkiez? When traveling through Germany, especially in Berlin and the north of the country, at some point you’ll come across the word ‘kiez’. Pronounced ‘keetz’, kiezes are these smaller locales. There are many kiezes in Berlin, but some stand out from the pack. When roaming through the western end of Berlin’s …

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Cycling through Charlottenburg : The Leafy Side of Berlin

You’ve probably heard the common line about Berlin: a poor but sexy concrete Neverland, simmering with smoky bars and clubs that rage to the break of the next week’s dawn. While the racy capital’s hedonistic reputation definitely checks out, there’s a lot more to it than that. On a gloriously sunny, summer day we took a …

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The Best Third Wave Coffee Shops in Berlin

Whether you’re an embracer of change or a stickler for the straight and true, third wave coffee culture has all but taken over much of the western world in recent years. While the old guard in Europe has been slow to accept the modern approach – ever-faithful to Mediterranean habits over single origin roasts and …

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10 Exciting and Innovative Berlin Restaurants

Unlike France and the relatively proximate nations of the Mediterranean, Germany is not traditionally known for its cutting-edge cuisine. Meat in tube form, pork knuckle and vast quantities of bier remain some of the more enduring gastronomic icons that the Germans have spared upon the world (not necessarily a bad thing either). However, in 2015, all …

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